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Re: valve clearance problems (help) (archive)

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Posted by Bill R on July 02, 2000 at 19:03:55:

In Reply to: Re: valve clearance problems (help) posted by WARREN CLARK on June 30, 2000 at 04:39:13:

: <: I think the original spec is .012". Korman's recommendation for my modified 3.0 (9.5 compression, 300 degree regrind cam) was .010 - .012". Hope this is of some help and good luck! Bill

: THANK YOU BILL. I AM READY TOO PUT MY MOTOR TOGETHER TOMORROW.

: BY THE SOUNDS OF IT, YOU HAVE DONE WHAT I AM TRYING TO DO MYSELF. IF IT IS POSSIBLE DO YOU THINK YOU CAN LIST ALL OF THE MODS YOU HAVE DONE TOO YOUR BMW, I WOULD BE VERY INTERESTED IN KNOWING THIS INFO.

: THANK YOU AGAIN BILL.

: WARREN.
: ps. what country are you from.

I'm in the US, in Arlington, Virginia, near Washington DC.
I have 2 3.0CS, built 10 serial numbers apart. The one with the Korman engine (3.0 liter, headwork, Korman 300 degree regrind cam, Korman modified rocker arms, 9.5:1 pistons, triple Weber 40DCOEs, Supersprint header and exhaust system, Euro-spec distributor, MSD 6A ignition, fancy spark plug wires) also has 5 speed overdrive, quickshift kit, 3.45 40% Limited Slip, Korman front springs and stock(?) rear springs, Bilstein Sport shocks front and rear, 28mm front and 25mm rear swaybars and 16X7 front, 16X8 rear Alpina wheels with Pirelli P700 225/50Z16 tires. Also have a smaller diameter Nardi steering wheel.
I have yet to install: front strut brace, E-30 Sport Seats, and a CSL air dam. I have too many projects!


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